Walmart offers Marketplace technology to other businesses


A Walmart customer verifies her order for curbside pickup using a portable scanner.

BENTONVILLE, Ark. – Walmart is now offering its proprietary technologies and capabilities to other businesses and brands that also are working to better serve customers whether they are shopping online or in-store.

“We’ve built new capabilities to serve the evolving needs of our own customers, and we have a unique opportunity to use our experience to help other businesses do the same,” said John Furner, CEO of Walmart U.S. “Commercializing our technologies and capabilities helps us sustainably reinvest back into our customer value proposition.”

Furner said that over the past several years, Walmart has built a world-class organization that has developed its own technologies…

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